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and finally steve woods it is also an independent. this debate is a partnership between aarp and the university of southern maine. i want to give you a quick word about the format tonight. a diverse mix of several different sources, including our editorial board as well as viewers. we want this debate to be truly interactive. we want to hear from you. paul is standing by moderating our facebook and twitter. >> we have good questions. this is a good chance to ask the candidates anything you want. you can go onto our website and take part in our discussion and we will ask the best questions during the next hour. the candidates will have one minute to ask the questions. with so many candidates, the coin toss is simply out of the question so we will be going in alphabetical order and starting with an opening statement from each candidate and we will begin with danny dalton. >> you're not going to get a lot of details from this because questions are so short, but i urge you to go to everyone's website. mine is dalton sennett.com. i put a lot of detail into this and you should be a
that contribute to a 2010 months. this is just under an hour. >> brought to you by aarp new hampshire. the first congressional district debate. now, live from the wbin studios, charlie sherman. >> welcome to the second of our wbin debate series. it's our pleasure to welcome democrat and republican candidates in the race for the first congressional district of new hampshire. over the next hour we'll focus on the issues that matter most to citizens of new hampshire. but first, the debate rules. kandinsky one minute to respond to direct questions come at 32nd rebuttals will be given as time allows. we'll be doing two rounds of questions in which candidates will have up to 60 seconds to respond. we'll also have questions from our debate sponsor, aarp new hampshire and some questions from new hampshire voters that wbin reporters have collected over the past week. time permitting, will also have a lightning round of questions, were candidates will have 30 seconds to answer those questions. the majority will be posed by our distinguished panel of journalists. tonight on the panel include howard altschi
news 8, aarp, and the university of southern maine. a quick word about the format tonight. the questions are a diverse mix from several sources like the editorial board, viewer, and e-mails. they want the debate to be truly interactive. we want to hear from you, news 8 reporter is standing by monitoring the website, facebook, and twitter. >> we have good questions coming in. it's your chance at home to ask the candidates anything you want. log on to our facebook page, twitter, or wmtw.com, live wire discussion, and we'll ask the best questions during the next hour. >> moderator: palm, great, thanks. candidates have a minute to answer the questions, and rebuttals will be at the moderator's discretion. a coin toss out of the question, so we go in alphabetical order, opening statement from each candidate beginning with independent danny dalton. dalton: good evening, happy to be here. i'll get to the point. this debate as well as all the other debates, you're not going to get detail from the debates because the the shortness. go to everybody's website. i'm daltonsenate.com, i
but it's a good idea to keep some of the old blood around. [laughter] our chairperson is -- and aarp president is on the way from the airport. justin is, this young man is relentless in the culture. i remember at 2:00 in the morning in madrid in the phone rings and it is just an calling me in madrid saying he wanted to interview me at 2:00 in the morning. that is the kind of dogged pursuit he takes, waking people up at 2:00 in the morning. for culture, right? [laughter] he is the adjunct faculty of the school of the arts in san francisco. his journalism and poetry in americana, black renaissance edited by our friend quincy troupe probably one of the most beautiful literary magazines in the country published under the auspices of new york university. he has appeared in -- he is a creator of the cultural arts program, new day jazz in its 12th year, a great radio program broadcasting on kd u.s. u.s. california davis. he is presently writing an opera composed by roscoe mitchell of the great chicago arts ensemble and it is based on the life of the great poet, bob coffman, the greatest poe
major lobby groups like pharmaceutical companies and the ama and even the aarp get in the room and force them to make requirements that are for the best interests of the people, we don't have a public option which show that we don't have a public insurance provider because of the different lobbyist groups that everyone is taking money from. >> moderator: angus king, would you like to answer that question? 's before it is already providing benefits to people here in the state of maine. it is covered for a gentleman who is 23 years old, he also was born with a tumor in his brain -- noncancerous, but he probably could not get help for the rest of his life, except for the rules of the affordable care act. so i think it is an important step forward. it does not cut medicare benefits. he relocates the money into the medicare system. the aarp, right down there on the screen has confirmed that. the next issue is cost. and the affordable care act actually have some pilot programs, several of which are right here in the state of cynthia maine. i think it's very important. >> moderator: do you disa
for preventive car and to close the doughnut hole. the aarp are a leading advocate for seniorness the country, says that statement isn't true, and that the important thing for medicare is, we need to fix the way we pay for healthcare generally. medicare is an issue. but we have to get away from fee for service. and get more toward paying for health instead of sickness. >> thank you. charlie summers. summer: i will disagree with angus on thus. when it comes to medicare, the affordable health care act will cut $716 billion out of it. i want to be very clear about something. i will not support legislation that would do that. i would vote to repeal affordable healthcare act when it comes to social security, will not support legislation that would change benefits for those people currently in the system, and i say that because i have benefited, my family has benefited from social security when i lost my first wife 15 years ago. social security helped sustain our lifestyle, and helped me raise those children, so i am not going to do anything that's going to affect social security. on the beginning,
and i ran through the aa rates. finally i found a big discount. aarp. i had gotten my card and it was the first chance that i actually used it. i got off the phone and told my wife that i had saved as $14. she still remember the thousand dollars we were out from not going to australia and she asked me, had i remembered to get the two crips? i called the 18-year-old at the check-in desk back and i said this is mr. freedman. i just asked you about the senior citizen discount. that's me. can i have two crips? in that moment i realized i had entered confusing territory, what might be called the oxymoronic -- to remember that time in grade school when he learned about oxymorons in these contradictions in terms? if you think about the way we treat people who are living in the stage of life, like 60 is the new 40 and at the same time if you go to my pharmacy in berkeley on solano avenue, they give you senior citizens discounts. it's the old 80s and the same time the new 40 and we hear about the young and the old and the working retired. "newsweek" had a cover story about aging bab
the aa rates. finally i found a big discount. aarp. i had gotten my card and it was the first chance that i actually used it. i got off the phone and told my wife that i had saved as $14. she still remember the thousand dollars we were out from not going to australia and she asked me, had i remembered to get the two crips? i called the 18-year-old at the check-in desk back and i said this is mr. freedman. i just asked you about the senior citizen discount. that's me. can i have two crips? in that moment i realized i had entered confusing territory, what might be called the oxymoronic -- to remember that time in grade school when he learned about oxymorons in these contradictions in terms? if you think about the way we treat people who are living in the stage of life, like 60 is the new 40 and at the same time if you go to my pharmacy in berkeley on solano avenue, they give you senior citizens discounts. it's the old 80s and the same time the new 40 and we hear about the young and the old and the working retired. "newsweek" had a cover story about aging baby boomers entering the workf
vote, alzheimer's, there's a lobbyist literally for aarp, senior citizens center. everybody in the room is represented by somebody in washington. the difference is you take their advice or you take their cash. tester: you take a look at donation report and see the favor he cut for the folks who donate to his campaign. and the connection is absolutely clear. you will not see that. i made decisions based on what montana people tell me. i don't talk about it, by the way. we go back and get policy passed. we get things done for the veterans and sports men and women and numerous ore people who were farmers and ranch perhaps the bottom line is you don't do that by saying you depend upon lobbyiest. rehberg: he's trying to mislead the anemia montana. i hear from the alzheimer's and cancer society. i make my best decision with some of the best people i work with are in head start. the difference is i take their information and try and make the right decision on what they here montana. he takes the cash, visa, mastercard for having carried legislation on behalf of those industries. i support smal
this time aarp. it's worth noting, i think, that romney tried to appeal in some respects to all factions, all conservative factions, on immigration. he repeatedly said that he was in favor of more legal immigration emphasizing legal, but, also, particularly in the primary season, took a harder line on the question of illegal immigration. what we at aei decided to do in the wake of the election is convene a thoughtful pam of folks to discuss conservatives and immigration reforms. now, i should note that this is the american enterprise institute for public policy research. it is not the institute for figuring out how to get conservatives elected or how to get republicans elected. we're interested in finding the right solutions to public policy, problems, and issues, and immigration is no different. i asked the panel is that while the temptation in the present moment will be to talk solely about immigration in the context of electoral politics, and it's certainly an interesting and appropriate thing to do, it's more important we make progress in analyzing and elevating sound public policy o
. the entire event is life on the web site, with wmtw.com and this is a partnership between aarp and the university of southern maine. one to give a quick word but the format tonight. the questions are of several different sources including the editorial board as well as the viewers and e-mails and we want the debate to be truly interactive which means we want to hear from you. paul is standing by live on the web site, facebook and plater. >> we have good questions coming in. this is your chance to ask the candidates anything you want. you can log on to the facebook page and go on to wmtw.com and took part in the discussion and we will ask the best discussions in the next hour. >> we will have one minute to answer the questions and the rebuttal will be the moderator's discretion. with so many candidates and coin tosses out of the question we will be giving an alphabetical order and starting with an opening statement from each candidate we will begin with independent. the evening. i am so happy to be here. this debate as well as the others you are not going to get a lot of detail
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